A "Breaking Bad" film set after the events of the hit television show and centered on meth addict-turned-cook Jesse Pinkman will be released on Netflix in October, the streaming giant said Saturday. "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie" will pick up the story after Pinkman escaped the clutches of a neo-Nazi gang with the help of kingpin Walter White in the AMC show's 2013 conclusion. "In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future," Netflix said in a statement. The "gripping thriller" is written and directed by Vince Gilligan, creator of the original series, which is widely acclaimed as one of the best TV dramas ever made. "Breaking Bad" ran for five seasons from 2008 to 2013, and told the story of a high-school chemistry teacher diagnosed with cancer who starts cooking crystal meth -- often with former pupil Pinkman -- to provide for his family. A teaser trailer for the film released Saturday shows … [Read more...] about ‘Breaking Bad’ sequel movie out on Netflix in October
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The holy month of Ramadan is known as a time for spiritual reflection and self-renewal. But it does not mean you cannot have a little bit of fun too. On-demand streaming service Netflix has curated a variety of shows to be watched during sahur (pre-dawn meal) or iftar (breaking-the-fast meal) that can be accessed via the following link, according to a statement received by The Jakarta Post. Curious? Below are seven shows to watch on the streaming platform, as recommended by Netflix. Our Planet If you have a hard time opening your eyes during sahur, you may want to watch documentary series Our Planet. Narrated by English broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, the series explores the unique wonders of the natural world, including the beauty of coral reefs in Indonesia and the remote Arctic wilderness. Combining photography and technology, this eight-part series is a treat for the eyes and will keep you awake during sahur. Rilakkuma and Kaoru Those wanting to watch a relaxing show … [Read more...] about 7 shows on Netflix to watch this Ramadan
WATCH: Where is the best lechon in Cebu? Rosette Adel (Philstar.com) - April 30, 2019 - 9:29pm MANILA, Philippines— Cebuanos are often asked where to get a good lechon or roasted suckling pig as it is one of the city’s most popular delicacies. The dish is not just known in Cebu but is also a staple in Filipino celebrations. In 2018, late celebrity chef and award-winning host Anthony Bourdain praised the lechon for its exceptional taste. “The best pig, ever!” he was quoted as saying. The Cebu lechon was also recently featured in Netflix’s original series “Street Food.” The show highlighted the lechon of Leslie Enjambre in Talisay. Her family’s lechon business started in the 1940s and was dubbed as the best in the city. READ: Who’s who: Cebuano chefs featured in ‘Street Food’ Cebuano food writer Jude Bacalso and Chef Myke Tatung Sarthou, who were part of … [Read more...] about WATCH: Where is the best lechon in Cebu?
‘Borders on poverty porn’: Erik Matti slams Netflix series ‘Street Food’ Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - April 30, 2019 - 3:52pm MANILA, Philippines — Director Erik Matti has criticized the Cebu episode of new Netflix series “Street Food,” describing it as bordering on “poverty porn.” In a now deleted Facebook post, the Filipino director said the episode lacks research for showcasing an esoteric eel dish. “The #Cebu episode of #StreetFood at @netflixph borders on poverty porn. The dishes except for lechon are food that are not really a staple of Filipinos. All the other Asian countries had their classic world-renowned street food while we had...bizarre. Bad research. There are hundreds of original Filipino street food and they chose to show an esoteric eel dish and a goddamn chinese fried vegetable lumpia! [email protected]!” Erik wrote. He continues … [Read more...] about ‘Borders on poverty porn’: Erik Matti slams Netflix series ‘Street Food’
LOS ANGELES -- Suicides by young Americans rose by nearly a third in the month following the 2017 debut of popular Netflix television drama series "13 Reasons Why," in which a teenage girl kills herself, a US study showed on Monday. The researchers said the study had limitations and they could not make a direct causal link between "13 Reasons Why" and the increase in suicide rates or rule out other factors. Another, previous study had found watching the program was associated with a reduced risk of self-harm for some young adults. The rate of suicide in April 2017 was 28.9 percent higher among US youth ages 10 to 17 than would be expected based on suicide counts and trends observed in previous years, the National Institutes of Health-supported (NIH) study said on Monday. It found rates of suicide for 10- to 17-year-olds were also higher in the rest of the year, resulting in an additional estimated 195 suicide deaths from April to December 2017 versus expectations based on past data. … [Read more...] about News US youth suicides up after Netflix show, cause unclear